2018 Backcountry Film Festival: Celebrating the Human-Powered Experience
The Mountaineers, a nonprofit outdoor community, is bringing the Backcountry Film Festival to the Bellevue Botanical Garden Jan. 22, 2018.
The film festival will feature a new set of films produced by Winter Wildlands Alliance. The screening is co-presented by Mountaineers Foothills Branch and the city of Bellevue’s Parks & Community Services Department. Half of the proceeds will go to support Bellevue Parks’ TRACKS program, which promotes youth outdoor adventure, stewardship and leadership.
From 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 22, 2018, viewers can watch a variety of short films on topics such as adventure, environment, climate, the outdoors and ski culture.
Films in this year’s program include:
“The Space Within,” DPS Skis Cinematic | 5 min 28 sec
“Ruth Gorge,” Noah Howell | 8 min 1 sec
“Below 0,” Itai Hagage | 4 min 54 sec
“The End of Snow,” Jane Zelikova and Morgan Heim | 20 min 35 sec
“Follow Through,” Anya Miller and Becca Cahall | 21 min 48 sec
“Genesis,” Ben Sturgulewski and Dan Pizza | 5 min 50 sec
“Idaho 12ver Project,” Mark Ortiz | 12 min 10 sec
“Adventure Not War,” Max Lowe | 7 min 35 sec
The Bellevue Botanical Garden is located at 12001 Main St. in Bellevue. Tickets are $10 for Mountaineers members and Bellevue residents and $12 for the general public. Visit www.eventbrite.com and search “Backcountry Film Festival” to purchase tickets.